Flowcharts are useful for documenting and visualizing processes. Here we will cover nuances of using PowerPoint for drawing flowcharts. We will also cover ways in which new shapes can be created. If you want professional flowcharts you must use Visio or similar dedicated tools.
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When you have two columns of numeric data, Scatter chart helps you understand how they affect each other (jargon: correlation). Creating a scatter plot is easy. But interpretation can be misleading or even absurd. Let us explore how to create effective Scatter plots.
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Read Histogram and Pareto articles first. Excel Data Analysis tool can create a Pareto chart while creating a histogram. Small tweak but very useful.
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Pareto chart is used to analyze important factors and prioritize action items. It is a combination of bar and line chart. Bar chart shows the data in descending order of importance and line chart shows cumulative percentage. It is popularly known as the 80:20 rule. We will see three ways of creating this chart using Excel.
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